Lunch outside at Golf Paris Longchamp

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I already told you last May about Nathalie Jeanson, the great French Pro, who took over the management of Golf Paris Longchamp, the golf practice in the Bois de Boulogne. Well, I went recently to check out the changes and had lunch at Le Restaurant du Golf, which opens all day and serves lunch but no dinner. My first surprise … Read More

A golf family saga and the victory of youth!

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I know most of you are totally uninterested in golf matters but what happened this week end at Morfontaine golf club near Paris, is such a lovely family saga that I have to tell you about it! A father, Antoine Delon, a 15 year old daughter Valentine and her younger brother Vladimir, 12, have all won the Club’s championship in … Read More

Nathalie Jeanson takes over the Golf Paris Longchamp

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French golf pro Nathalie Jeanson has been a friend to many golfers for a long time and her recent appointment as general manager of the Golf Paris Longchamp  makes all of her fans very happy. This is one of the good surprises of “deconfinement” and I wanted to share it with you. She has just been asked by businessman Antoine … Read More

Lukas Michel, mid amateur Golf champion

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When I first met Lukas Michel at Morfontaine in 2018, I was impressed by his unpretentious attitude and excellent golf, his politeness and a sort of shyness mixed with a strong determination. After graduating from Engineering school in Melbourne, he had spent some time studying at St Andrews. This is where he was coming from, on his way from Melbourne … Read More

An all women event at Royal St George’s! What a feast.

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Royal St George’s first accepted lady members only four years ago, so it was a very unusual sight to see the terrace of the famous Sandwich golf club in Kent, swarmed by young pretty girls for the Vagliano Trophy, a tournament founded by André Vagliano in 1931. It started out as a French British match play and now includes young women from … Read More

A 25 year old French golfer wins the Australian LPGA

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For the first time since 2003, Céline Boutier of France has won a golf LPGA tour championship in Australia at Barwon Heads, south west of Melbourne. This is her first win on the Ladies Professional American circuit and she is now a Rolex first time winner. Beating two Australians with a score of 8 under, she succeeds Catherine Lacoste who … Read More

The Ryder cup in Paris, what a feast!

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The day was glorious and my very much anticipated visit to the Ryder Cup at Golf National near Versailles, was as fun as expected. The preparation has been ten years in the making for Pascal Grizot who, as vice president of the French Golf Federation, was daring enough to think that a country with only 400 000 golfers, could organize … Read More